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Can A Man Have More than One Wife in China?

No.

China carries out the monogamous marriage system. The act of entering into a marriage with one person while still legally married to another are called bigamy in China, which is invalid and also constitutes a crime.

 

References:

Civil Code of China: Part V Marriage and Family (2020): Article 1041, 1051

Criminal Law of China: Article 258.

Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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